Yield Gallery & Sunny Edwards

02-07-2020

Boxer Charlie EdwardsSunny Edwards (born January 1st 1996) is a British professional boxer who has held the British super-flyweight title since 2019. He is the younger brother of Boxer Charlie Edwards.

Edwards made his professional debut on the 24th of September 2016 at the Recinto Ferial in Estepona Spain,scoring a four round points decision (PTS) victory over Sergey Tasimov.

After winning his first five fights, one by stoppage, he faced undefeated prospect Ross Murray (6–0 1 KO) on 27 November 2017 at Grange St. Paul’s Hotel in London, with the vacant WBO European super-flyweight title on the line. Edwards won the fight via fourth-round technical knockout (TKO). Following two more wins, he successfully defended his WBO European title on 26 October 2018 with a ten round unanimous decision (UD) victory over Ryan Farrag at the York Hall, London.

Two judges scored the bout 100–90 while the third scored it 99–91. His next fight came on 15 December against Junior Granados at the Brentwood Centre, Essex, for the vacant WBO International super-flyweight title.

Edwards overcame a second-round knockdown to add the WBO International to his WBO European title by UD, with the judges’ scorecards reading 99–91, 98–91, 97–92. Following the win over Granados, he made a second defence of his WBO European title against Pedro Matos on 27 April 2019, at Wembley Arena, London. Edwards retained his title via eighth-round TKO.

His next fight came on 13 July against Hiram Gallardo at The O2 Arena, London, with the vacant IBF International super-flyweight title in the line. Edwards won by UD, adding the IBF International to his WBO titles. All three judges scored the bout 99–90.

Edwards dropped down to flyweight for his next fight, stating: “We dropped down to flyweight because it’s looking like I’m more likely to get a world title shot, but it is what it is”. On 14 September 2019, he fought Rosendo Guarneros at the York Hall for the vacant IBF International and vacant WBO Inter-Continental flyweight titles. Edwards won by UD, with two judges scoring the bout 99–91 and the third scoring it 100–90.